New Student Services

 

Industry Careers through Tech Programs
November 4, 2013

Trade and Industry us one of the fastest growing fields in today's professional world. CSI has created this day to give students an opportunity to shadow first hand what we have to offer in our technical programs. Students will meet the teachers and see the labs for programs including Welding, Cabinet Making, Draft-ing, Automotive, Collision Repair, Diesel Technology, Fire Service, and Manufac-turing Technology. Participants will also learn of the application process for their program of interest and will have hands on activities with current program students in their program labs.

This program is for Juniors/ Seniors and space is limited to the first 120 participants to register. To register for this program click the Register Now button below.

For any questions please contact our New Student Services Department at 208-732-6221 or email us at newstudentservices@csi.edu.

Agenda

  8:30am      Arrive/ Welcome
  9:00am      General Scholarship/Financial Aid reminders
  9:10am      General presentation on TI programs available at CSI
  9:40am      Break/ go to session 1
  9:50am      Session 1
10:35am      transition to session 2
10:40am      session 2
11:25am      transition to lunch
11:30am      lunch
12:30pm      Load Bus

Session's Overview

General Group Sessions (9:00-9:40)

Scholarship/Financial Aid Reminders: This session is for all participants addressing the schol-arship/financial aid opportunities offered at CSI. This presentation will also serve to address re-minders of important deadlines to ensure the students take full advantage of the financial assistance available to them.

General Trade and Industry Information: CSI offers a variety of opportunities in the Trade and In-dustry field. This session is to highlight the different programs available and their achievements. This session will serve to educate participants on the variety of programs available at CSI as well as clarify any questions they may have on a given field.

Programs Choice Session 1 (9:50-10:35)

Auto Body Service Technology: A great way to start you collision repair career. This program is one of the most challenging and rewarding career paths you can undertake. If you like working with your hands, and enjoy the satisfaction of seeing a vehicle that was damaged brought back to like new condition again then this could be the career for you.

Automotive: The ASEP program has been one of the most successful programs of its kind. There are sever-al things that make ASEP different from other automotive service technology programs. One of these reasons is the level of expertise graduates obtain in the two-year program.

Diesel Technology: Using the most current technology available our Diesel Technology program delivers training that prepares students for employment. By learning different disciplines to better associate with the die-sel industry. Graduates are thus "more employable" over a large spectrum of related fields. The CSI Diesel Technical Program is currently sponsored by Freightliner for student curriculum, equipment and job placement.

Tech Tour: Led by a current CSI student Ambassador this campus tour is unique for students interested in seeing more of the technical programs offered at CSI. Here, participants will have the opportunity to see the programs in action.

Student Life: This session is a great way for students to learn about how they can get involved in extracur-ricular activities. Current CSI students representing various organizations including Ambassadors, Program Board, Student Senate, and a variety of Clubs will host this interactive student led session.

Programs Choice Session 2 (10:40-11:25)

Welding Technology: This curriculum is designed to meet the current needs of business and industry. Faculty is selected on the basis of successful work experience as well as teaching excellence. Instruction takes place in small classes o encourage students' full participation. Students will be introduced to blueprint reading, industrial safety, applied leadership, metallurgy, machining operations, welding procedures, material manage-ment, first aid and CPR, ornamental iron work, and metal forging. Skills necessary to succeed in the program are: (1) A desire to work with metal; (2) a desire to be a part of a team; (3) good hand/eye coordination; (4) problem solving skills.

Cabinetmaking /Woodworking Technology: This program is designed for those individuals who enjoy hands-on, learn-by-doing instruction. Students are introduced to a variety of skills, techniques, and meth-ods in cabinetmaking, furniture construction, and woodworking. Countertop construction, finishing, finish car-pentry, custom woodworking and European techniques are also taught.

Manufacturing Technology: This program is designed to prepare students for a successful career in the rapidly expanding field of machining fabrication. It is a broad approach to training technicians with a variety of skills that will include machining and CNC, along with fabrication, plastics, electronics, and a CAD-CAM. The first year of the program (TC) will focus on machining, but the second year (AAS) will introduce advanced top-ics and automation (programmable logic controllers and robotics). Related non-credit short term training will be designed to coincide with this program and industry needs.

Drafting: This program is designed to provide incoming students with the training necessary to secure em-ployment in the drafting field as a whole, without specializing in a certain discipline or area of drafting. Disci-plines addressed in the program are: machine (mechanical), structural, civil, and architectural drafting. All are addressed in the context of both manual and computer-assisted (CAD) techniques, although there is a definite emphasis on CAD.

Tech Tour: Led by a current CSI student Ambassador this campus tour is unique for students interested in seeing more of the technical programs offered at CSI. Here, participants will have the opportunity to see the programs in action.

Student Life: This session is a great way for students to learn about how they can get involved in extracur-ricular activities. Current CSI students representing various organizations including Ambassadors, Program Board, Student Senate, and a variety of Clubs will host this interactive student led session.